Diary, 1922

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Abstract

The diary primarily documents Andrew Caudell's work during January 1 - December 21, 1922, but also includes notes and entries from 1916 and 1923, usually describing specimens. These include specimen number, binomial, and description with location, circumstances when collected, state of development, and appearance. Most entries are typed, though some from 1916 and 1923 are handwritten. Entries are generally dated and describe daily work, field work, personal activities, determinations, descriptions of insect traps (with sketches), conversations with colleagues, and breeding experiments. He describes field work with details about location, environment, sometimes vegetation, type of insect and sometimes appearance. Field work is completed in the vicinity of the District of Columbia, including Maryland and Virginia.

Date Range

1916, 1922

Start Date

1916

End Date

Jun 07, 1923

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Topic

Entomology

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Maryland

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007162

Collection name

Andrew Nelson Caudell Papers, circa 1889-1935

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 8